confederacy

How does our failure to teach about slavery’s brutal legacy affect our ability to solve the issues facing our country today?
An Alabama judge has declared a law protecting Confederate statues unconstitutional.
Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith is under fire for controversial details from her past.
Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith beat Democrat Mike Espy to become the next Mississippi senator.
Trump is supporting an “idol of white supremacy," said Robert E. Lee IV.
Flags are used to instill pride and hope, but for many people, the Mississippi flag represents oppression and terror.
"The Capitol is a place for all Americans to come and feel welcomed, encouraged, and inspired."
In the wake of Charlottesville, other cities are contemplating removing their own Confederate memorials.
In the wake of Charlottesville, other cities are contemplating removing their own Confederate memorials.
A single tweet exposed a questionable ordinance in Mississippi.
Three quarters of a century ago, “Gone with the Wind,” a film that mythologized an Old South of wealthy planters and obedient
Just when I thought it was safe to live in South Carolina, along comes proposed legislation from a South Carolina senator, who is known for his attempts to bring bad legislation passed in other states to South Carolina.
Over the past couple of decades, the term "terrorist" has come into widespread use to describe acts of terror perpetrated
Much has been written about President Lincoln's Administration, which has been called everything from socialist to downright tyrannical. What people don't know is that the Confederate States of America was pretty similar in its behavior.
The phenomenon of Trumpism remains ascendant in the Republican Party, though the paunchy bully boy has yet to win a vote.
The woman pleaded guilty to lying to a federal officer.
Parents in high-performing states like New York and Massachusetts must insist that the federal government not abandon the education of poor and minority children in the old-new South and southwest bright red states.
It's shocking (and not entirely surprising) that as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, voting rights of African-Americans are being taken away by rightwing state governments, using the very techniques that the 1965 Act prohibited -- techniques that were legalized after the fact by a partisan Supreme Court. In the South of the 1980s and 1990s, there were bi-racial voting coalitions that elected economically centrist and racially moderate governors and senators to statewide office, even in the Deep South. Bill Clinton of Arkansas was one such governor. Albert Gore, Jr., of Tennessee, was one such senator. Those days are just about gone. The Republican Party in the Deep South is a mostly white party and the Democrats mostly a black party. The GOP has successfully played the race card, and biracial governing coalitions are getting scarce.